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Dearly Departed

‘Do not weep; for she is not dead but sleeping.’ –Lk 8:52. In Armenian Church tradition, we “quote” Jesus in calling our dead nnjestseal/those asleep; and are reminded that sleep is something we get up from! These photos are of the St. Hagop extended family of faith, who are asleep to us, but alive in Christ.

Rudi Kimatian

Dearly loved and, ultra dedicated founding member of our St. Hagop Armenian Church community, Rudi Kimatian, passed away peacefully on Monday morning April 5th.  On behalf of our entire church community, we offer our thoughts and prayers in remembrance of this wonderful soul who did so much for the building up of our community.  In lieu of…

Carnig Terzian

Long-time, beloved member of the St. Hagop Armenian Church family, Carnig Terzian, went to his eternal rest on March 29, 2021.  The Pastor and Parish Council of St. Hagop Church, on behalf of our entire community, wish to express our condolences to Carnig’s loving wife Rose, his children Diane & Ara Ekizian, Richard & Francine Terzian…

Harout Karajian

Harout Karajian went to his eternal rest on March 9, 2021.  On behalf of our entire church community, we offer our prayers and condolences to the entire Karajian family. Asdvadz hogin loosavoreh. May God illuminate his soul and grant peace in Christ. Funeral service will take place at St. Hagop on Saturday March 13 at…

Richard Kratlian

Richard Kratlian went to his eternal rest on February 15, 2021.  On behalf of our entire church community, we offer our prayers and condolences to Marge, Christina and the entire Kratlian family. Asdvadz hogin loosavoreh. May God illuminate his soul and grant peace in Christ. Fr. Hovnan will officiate a private funeral service on February…

Leon Atayan

Beloved member of the St. Hagop Armenian Church family, Leon Atayan, went to his eternal rest on Monday February 3, 2020.  On behalf of our entire church community, we offer our prayers and condolences to his wife Gloria, sons Michael and Christopher and the entire Atayan family. Asdvadz hogin loosavoreh. May God illuminate his soul…

George Hekimian

Long time resident of Palm Harbor, FL, George Hekimian, passed away on January 18, 2020, surrounded by his family. On behalf of our entire church community, we offer our prayers and condolences to his daughter Elizabeth, son-in-law Dan, daughter Silvia, son Raul and their families. Asdvadz hogin loosavoreh. May God illuminate his soul and grant peace…

Lucine Kotchounian

Dearly beloved member of the St. Hagop Armenian Church family, Lucine Kotchounian went to her eternal rest on Tuesday August 20, 2019.  The Pastor and Parish Council of St. Hagop Church, on behalf of our entire church community, wish to express our condolences to her beloved children Shahe & Lena and Lizette & Harout, grandchildren…